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New York Times, Wednesday, December 14, 1994

Priesthood, metaphorically, with "the"

Author:
Wayne Robert Williams
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Wayne Robert Williams

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJQZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Williams.
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© 1994, The New York Times12/14/94 ( No. 16,472 )
Across
1
"60 Minutes" producer Hewitt : DON
4
Press on : IMPEL
9
Invitation replies : YESES
14
Bachelor's last words : IDO
15
"___ circumstances beyond..." : DUETO
16
Before-dinner tidbit : OLIVE
17
Really calm : COOLASACUCUMBER
20
Cube inventor Rubik : ERNO
21
1987 film flop : ISHTAR
22
Mach topper : SST
23
Govt. permit : LIC
25
Sargasso, e.g. : SEA
27
Really tidy : CLEANASAWHISTLE
36
Breakfast fish : LOX
37
Santa ___, Calif. : CLARA
38
Card with a message : TAROT
39
Baseball tags : OUTS
41
Summon : EVOKE
43
"Star Trek" crewman : SULU
44
Bridgestone products : TIRES
46
Auguries : OMENS
48
Yore : ELD
49
Really fit : HEALTHYASAHORSE
52
Calendar abbr. : FRI
53
Dance Charisse : CYD
54
Pixie : ELF
57
One who leads the way : ESCORT
61
Something to think about : IDEA
65
Really gone : DEADASADOORNAIL
68
Spoken language : IDIOM
69
Big-city newspaper heading : METRO
70
Fury : IRE
71
Floozies : TARTS
72
Ordinary lines : PROSE
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Census datum : SEX
Down
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Rearview mirror decoration : DICE
2
Redolence : ODOR
3
When shadows shorten : NOON
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Actress Lupino : IDA
5
Soirée entertainment : MUSICALE
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They're often split : PEAS
7
Put art on glass : ETCH
8
Palooka : LOUT
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Tag line? : YOUREIT
10
Slippery ___ : ELM
11
Household rivals : SIBS
12
Nights, in classifieds : EVES
13
Spanish muralist : SERT
18
1970 Kinks hit : LOLA
19
1987 Wimbledon winner : CASH
24
Back of the bus.? : INC
26
Gray and others : ASAS
27
Priesthood, metaphorically, with "the" : CLOTH
28
DeVito's "Taxi" role : LOUIE
29
Hollywood walk-on : EXTRA
30
"Stompin' at the ___" : SAVOY
31
Perfume : AROMA
32
Rouses : WAKES
33
More faithful : TRUER
34
Lounges : LOLLS
35
Piano practice : ETUDE
40
Ending for him or her : SELF
42
Lawmakers : ENACTORS
45
Baby rivers : STREAMS
47
Lacking : SHY
50
Infamous Alger : HISS
51
Asgard chief : ODIN
54
Rework, as a story : EDIT
55
Swan's partner, in myth : LEDA
56
Equitable : FAIR
58
Word with boot or summer : CAMP
59
Silesian river : ODER
60
___-Rooter : ROTO
62
Orator's perch : DAIS
63
Dublin's land : EIRE
64
"Roots" writer Haley : ALEX
66
E, in Morse code : DOT
67
Agile deer : ROE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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